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Ms Sarah CHENG
  • Teaching Fellow
AHKSA, FCCA, MBA, BsocSc
MBA
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

afsarah@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7027
2330 9845
M754
Research Area:
Accounting

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Managerial accounting control in State-owned enterprises in China



Ms Cheng has extensive industry experience, prior to joining the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with various capacities ranging from audit, tax, general accounting to management accounting.  Her last job in the industry was with Alfred Dunhill Asia Pacific Ltd, which is owned by Campagnie Financiere Richemont SA, Geneve (“Richemont”).  Other brands in the group are Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC, Panerai and Montblanc.  Richemont employs some 20,000 people in over 30 countries around the world and financial reporting in the group has to be highly automated to meet the mandatory requirements of different jurisdictions.  At the same time, management analysis has to be forward-looking and instant to meet the changing and competitive environment. 

Ms Cheng started her teaching career with Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a lecturer.  Her teaching duties span from courses offering to both undergraduate and post graduate students with areas covering financial, management, bank accounting as well as not-for-profit accounting.  

She was once the assistant programme leader for BAAC and BBA programmes.  Currently she serves as the academic advisor for 20 BBA students of the School is also an advisor for students planning to pursue QP professional examinations offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  She also serves the professional community by being a committee member of the professional development subcommittee of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in Hong Kong. 

She is pursuing a terminal degree in business administration with emphasis on corporate transparency.